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The Endless Spiral Podcast

The Endless Spiral Podcast

By Keith Russell
Welcome to Keith Russell's The Endless Spiral Podcast. Let’s talk about mental health! Keith chats to everyone with a story to tell as well as getting expert advice from medical professionals, therapists, sports stars, life coaches, media personalities, people in the entertainment industry, and much much more.

The Endless Spiral is also a platform for you to share your experiences and stories on all things mental health. Be part of The Endless Spiral Community.

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Emma O'Sullivan chats to me about her OCD, Body Dysmorphia, fundraising, seeking treatment and much more
I spoke to the amazing and inspirational Emma O'Sullivan all about her battles and experiences with OCD, Body Dysmorphia, Anorexia, and how she's fundraising for private OCD care & advocating for better mental health services. You can donate to Emmas Go Fund Me here You can also find all Emma's contact info and social media links on her LinkTree here Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. Website: www.theendlessspiral.com
43:29
July 13, 2022
ADHD Ireland CEO Ken Kilbride explains everything you need to know about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
On today's show, we are discussing ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). This is a topic I've wanted to cover for a while so I was delighted to be joined by Ken Kilbride who is the CEO of ADHD Ireland. We discuss what exactly ADHD is, the stigma surrounding the condition, differences between AHDH and autism, supporting an adult or child, getting support if you're living with the condition, funding, ADHD Ireland services, and much more.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. Website: www.theendlessspiral.com 
36:01
May 06, 2022
Jason Wood author of Starving For Survival tells his story and explains what Orthorexia is
In today's episode, I am joined by Jason Wood who is the author of Starving for survival. Jason is a massive mental health advocate and also runs the website  Authorexia Bites.  Jason's story of being overweight, bullied, losing his parents at a young age, going to weight watchers, and then discovering he had been living with Orthorexia is truly incredible and inspiring.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
53:39
April 20, 2022
Stefanie Preissner tells us all about her autism diagnosis and how its impacted her life
In this episode, I’m super excited to say I'm joined by the brilliant and multi-talented Stefanie Preissner. Stefanie is an award-winning writer for screen and stage, author, hosts her very popular podcast called Basically. Created of Can’t Cope – won't Cope on Netflix. And is a regular contributor to the Sunday Indo. Recently Stefanie was diagnosed with Autism and we chatting how her diagnosis came about and how its affected her life.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
37:14
April 08, 2022
Leonie Gerken Schofield makes her third appearance on the podcast documenting her journey with mental health
I'm delighted to welcome back Team GB and now Olympic skier Leonie Gerken Schofield. Leonie made her first appearance on the podcast twelve months ago and since then she has had some ups and downs but one thing is clear her mental health is in a much better position now thanks to her hard work both physically snd mentally.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
59:15
March 30, 2022
Broadcaster and author Meghann Scully tells us how she overcame grief
In this episode, Keith is joined by broadcaster, presenter, author, podcaster, and all-round super talented Meghann Scully. Meghann hosts a radio show on Classic Hits, has written a book called Broken Love, and contributed to Mental Health for Millennials book series. She also presents a show called What's The Story on the Virgin Media player. We chat about mental health, grief, career, writing, family, and much much more. Meghan's book Broken Love can be found on the Book Hub Publishing website below: https://www.bookhubpublishing.com/product/broken-love-by-meghann-scully/ Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
59:52
March 23, 2022
HUH owner Mark Donnelly tells us what inspired him to start a mental health clothing brand
In this episode, Keith is joined by HUH clothing brand founder Mark Donnelly. Mark donates 10 percent of sales to mental health charities. We chatted about that and what inspired Mark to create the brand. Lots more in this conversation including who Mark would like to wear his HUH clothes and where he sees himself and HUH going forward.  HUH website can be found here: https://huhclothing.com/ Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
30:60
March 16, 2022
TV Host, entrepreneur, stylist and most importantly dog lover Darren Kennedy tells us how he takes care of his mental health
We covered many topics in this episode with Darren. From Darren's early childhood feeling isolated and struggling with food to maintaining his mental health and fitness during covid it was great to hear how Darren uses his social media for good and has some fantastic advice on therapy, staying connected, and taking a time out when needed.  It was a pleasure chatting with Darren, he is so honest, grounded, and articulate.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
35:04
March 09, 2022
Broadcaster Clare McKenna chats all things health and wellbeing
In this episode, Keith is joined by the broadcaster Clare McKenna. Clare is currently the host of Alive and Kicking on Newstalk that cover ‘health’ in a wide variety of topics. Clare also hosts a podcast called Changemakers. We chat about dealing with lockdown, how covid brought on anxious feelings in Clare, missing family, the importance of family, grief, parenting, work, friendships, meditation, mindfulness, diet, holistic approach to wellbeing.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
52:06
March 02, 2022
Author Daragh Fleming tells us how writing helped him overcome grief
In this episode, I'm delighted to say we are joined by author, freelance writer, mental health blogger, and poet, Darragh Fleming. Darragh runs the brilliant Thoughts too Big blog and has a book coming out soon called Lonely Boy, which is published by Book Hub Publishing. Daragh explains how writing helped him overcome grief and come to terms with his emotions. He's a big advocate in exercising, mindfulness, meditation, and therapy to help with your mental health.  You can find Daragh on social media on Twitter here, and Instagram here.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
31:55
February 23, 2022
Binge Eating Dietitian Joe Moscalu gives advice on managing your binge eating disorder
In this episode, Keith is joined all the way from Boston Massachusetts by Binge Eating Dietitian Joe Mascalu. Joe is a registered dietitian with a focus on eating disorders and in particular, binge eating disorder and type 2 diabetes. She offers up some brilliant advice on managing your binge eating.  Jo is also one of the people behind the online petition to decommission a controversial tv show here in Ireland -  Operation Transformation. Joanne can be found on Instagram here  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here Follow Keith on Instagram here Follow Keith on Facebook here. All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here
32:26
February 16, 2022
Hannah Tyrrell chats about her sporting career, mental health, eating disorder and self harming
I'm delighted to say I am joined by the multi-talented Hannah Tyrrell today. Hannah is an Irish international rugby player, current Dublin GAA footballer, ambassador for Pieta House, and a massive mental health advocate. Hannah has had a wondering sporting career and is very open about sharing her story now, but it wasn't always that way. As a teenager, Hannah suffered in silence as so many people too. She developed an eating disorder and would also self-harm as a punishment for not reaching her own targets.  Hannah is now fully recovered and an ambassador for Pieta House.  **TRIGGER WARNING** There is talk of self-harm in this episode.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Follow Keith on Twitter here  Follow Keith on Instagram here  Follow Keith on Facebook here.  All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. Please subscribe to my channel here 
40:56
February 09, 2022
Sinead Crowe gives us the run down on Intuitive Eating and its benefits
Sinead and her sister Gillian Crowe are two leading proponents of intuitive eating. Sinéad, a mental health nurse and nutritional therapist, and Gillian, a mental health social worker and yoga teacher, have created an online community aimed at deconstructing diet culture and harmful attitudes towards weight loss and nutrition. Sinéad stated that both women experimented with many diets over the years and ultimately developed disordered eating habits (constantly thinking about food; feeling stressed, guilty, and ashamed about food choices and eating behaviours; engaging in cycles of binging and restriction).  Intuitive Eating Ireland has a petition running in the hope of getting the TV show Operation Transformation decommissioned. You can sign the petition here: https://my.uplift.ie/petitions/decommission-operation-transformation Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com.  Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell  Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/  Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/  All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
36:27
February 02, 2022
TV Presenter & Celebrity Ghost Hunter Ray Jorden Tells Us About His Experiences Of Bullying In School
Joining me today is TV presenter and Celebrity ghost hunter Ray Jorden.  Ray has been on and off our TV screens for over ten years, appearing in shows such as ITV's The Paranormal 5, Syfy Australia's Haunting Australia, and many more, he has also appeared in countless radio shows, newspapers, and media publications talking about his work in the paranormal, anti-bullying, suicide awareness, he is also one of the Celebrity Patrons for the charity called BulliesOut. Ray tells us about his harrowing experiences of bullying at school and how he overcame that period of time in his life by acting and following his dreams of being in front and behind the camera.  You can find Ray on social media here:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/RayJorden Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realrayjorden/ BullysOut website is here: https://bulliesout.com/ Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com. Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
38:58
January 26, 2022
Keith swaps being the host for being the guest in this special end of year review episode
In this special year in review episode, Keith hands over the reins to his good friend Louise Dunne. It's been an emotional rollercoaster of a year for Keith and he tries to give some insights into how he's coped this year and how blogging and podcasting about his own personal journey have helped him heal. Massive thanks to Louise for asking the questions and doing an amazing job hosting this one-off episode.  Keith will be back in the new year with more episodes of The Endless Spiral Podcast.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
55:49
December 22, 2021
Jessica Brogan tells us how she overcame difficulties and now has a burning desire to help people
In today's episode, Keith is joined by the amazing Jessica Brogan. Jessica is a massive advocate for mental health and wellbeing In general, she has recovered from an eating disorder and tells how living in a home with domestic violence caused her severe anxiety as a child. Jessica is now a therapist in training and has a burning desire to help other people.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
35:53
November 24, 2021
Life, Wellbeing & Performance Coach Stephanie Doherty tells us how to deals with negative thoughts
In today's episode, I'm delighted to say I'm joined by Personal Development, Wellbeing Performance Coach, Stephanie Doherty. Stephanie works with clients supporting them in areas such as their wellbeing, personal development, mindset, beliefs, and patterns, and understanding their thoughts in order to support them in living a more fulfilling and authentic life. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
49:44
November 16, 2021
Author and Resilience Coach Liz Shortall tells us all about her new books
In today's episode, I am joined by author and resilience coach Lizzy Shortall. Lizzy has written two books. One is called The Lotus and the tiger which was inspired by the loss of her brother. The other is called Joys Playground, a children’s book to help kids with Mindfulness, gratitude, and self-belief.  Lizzy explains what a Resilience Coach does and how dealing with the loss of her brother inspired her to start writing. Both Lizzys books can be found on Amazon.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
39:53
November 10, 2021
Keith Walsh tells us all about his new play and how he dealt with his mental health using therapy and meditation
You’ll probably know keith from hosting the breakfast show on 2fm. Having finished up a 5-year stint presenting, the breakfast show on 2fm Keith decided to take a step back and focus on himself. By doing that he ended up writing his one-man play called Pure mental. In this episode, the two Keiths chat about being a modern man and dealing with the pressures of life. They talk about growing up in the 80s, sweeping their struggles under the rug, and being Manchester United fans.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
38:38
November 03, 2021
Norma Sheahan tells us all about playing Shirley Valentine and gives her take on all things mental health
We had great fun recording this episode. Sometimes it's good not to take things too seriously. Norma is currently appearing on stage in Willy Russell’s, Sherly Valentine, shes tells us what it's like doing that. We also chatted about mental health in general, body dysmorphia, eating disorders, Bodywhys, Norma's podcast called Heal Your Hole, and Celebrity Ireland Fittest Family.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
43:23
October 27, 2021
Aoife Sweeney tells us all about living with eating disorders and how she's now in recovery
In this episode, Keith is joined by the fantastic Aoife Sweeney. Aoife has been very open and honest about her battles with anorexia followed by bulimia but thankfully she is now in recovery and in a much better place. Aoife explains whats it's like living with an eating disorder and whats it's like to seek out different types of help and support. Fascinating life story by Aoife and it was an absolute honor that Aoife chose The Endless Spiral to share it on.  You can find Aoife on Instagram at @aoifesweens Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
58:41
October 20, 2021
Singer Arlene Bailey tells us about her Bipolar diagnosis and mental health battles
In this episode, Keith is joined by country-rock recording artist Arlene Bailey. Arlene has had her fair share of ups and downs and is quite open about discussing her own mental health battles, and how being diagnosed with bipolar changed her life for the better. She's also had her battles with eating disorders, depression and a bit of bodybuilding thrown in there, because why not. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
41:42
October 13, 2021
Caroline McMenamin tells us all about living with OCD
In this episode, Keith is joined by the brilliant Caroline McMenamin. Caroline is a Psychotherapist and Integrative Counsellor. She is also the founder of ‘Replenish’, a non-clinical mental health organisation that delivers ‘Mental Health Workshops around the UK and Ireland in schools, workplaces, and communities. Caroline has lived with an anxiety-based mental health disorder since she was four years old which inspired her to help others. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
48:49
October 05, 2021
Barry Murphy from BodyWhys chats to Keith all about eating disorders
In this episode, Keith is joined by Barry Murphy of BodyWhys. Bodywhys is the national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders. Barry explains the different types of eating disorders and some red flags to look out for if you are worried about someone who you feel might have an eating disorder.  We learn what the first steps are to seek help and what needs to be done in Ireland to increase funding and raise awareness.  BodyWhys contact info:  Helpline: 01-2107906 E-Mail Support Service: alex@bodywhys.ie  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
33:56
September 28, 2021
Chris Sherlock tells us all about his life journey and his experiences with bullying
In this episode, I am joined by Chris Sherlock. Chris is a radio broadcaster and also an author who was involved with the book series called Mental Health for Millennials. Chris tells us about his experiences with bullying, suicidal thoughts, binge eating, and exercise.  Chris has been very open about sharing his own story, in which he tells of how he fell victim to bullying during his first year at secondary school which caused him to leave school after suffering a series of panic attacks, which in turn led him to the brink of suicide at the age of just 14. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
58:44
September 22, 2021
Rory O'Connor aka Rory Stories tells us about his mental health struggles and how he uses his comedy to raise awareness
On this episode I’m delighted to say we have Rory O’Connor (aka Rory’s Stories) joining us. Rory is a big advocate for Mental Health and like so many people he’s had his battles with it. We all know Rory from his comedy sketches on social media and YouTube but he’s also done lots of talks on mental health along with videos for GAA and CIF promoting mental health, so it's obviously something close to his heart. Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
47:23
September 16, 2021
Christine Higgins chats to Keith about her incredible story of family, business, reiki healing, yoga and much more
In this episode, Keith is joined by Christine Higgins, owner of Spiritual Wellness & Coaching. She is a yoga teacher, a reiki healer, and a well-being coach. Her passion is in helping people calm the monkey mind and connect with their inner compass. Will we chat to Christine about all that but first we are going to hear about her own personal journey and it’s a belter.  Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
01:01:54
September 14, 2021
Keith chats to Stephen from The Trojan Hemp Co all about the benefits of CBD products
In this episode, Keith is joined by Stephen from the Trojan Hemp Co. The Trojan Hemp Co. is a new CBD brand based in Dublin. We are always interested to chat with new businesses that offer products to help mental health. Born out of the pandemic, the brand was started by Stephen and his partner Hattie and launched in June this year. They set out to create innovative CBD products, that would help make positive changes to the lives of their customers.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
25:02
September 07, 2021
Keith talks to the three Adams from A-Game Consultancy about inner and outer wellbeing
In this episode, Keith is joined by the guys from A Game Consultancy. They are the 3 Adam’s,  Adam Hindley, Adam Smith, and Adam Mayhew. A game consultancy deals with not only a person's outer wellbeing but also your inner wellbeing.  We’ll chat about why the guy's set up A-Game but also about their own individual journeys. The guys also offer up some brilliant advice on nutrition and understanding your mindset in general.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
57:01
September 02, 2021
Irish free-diving record holder Claire Walsh talks to us about breathing exercises
In this episode, I am joined by Irish free diving record holder Claire Walsh. Claire has represented Ireland at the freediving world champs and can hold her breath for 6 mins.  We talk about breathing techniques and how it can improve your wellness and even enhance performance, and relieve stress and anxiety.    Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
40:03
August 12, 2021
Adrian Hart talks to us about being a recovering alcoholic
In this episode, I am joined by Adrian Hart. Adrian is a newly recovering alcoholic who is currently in the process of getting certified to be both a fitness instructor/personal training and also a certified on managing mental health in adults.  Adrian has been very open about his battle with alcoholism and mental health on his social media, so I'm delighted to say he's here to tell us all about his own personal story.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
42:48
August 02, 2021
Katy Moon from The Mad Moon Podcast chats to us about mental health within the NHS. Her body dysmorphia, anxiety medication and lots more.
In this episode Keith is joined by Katy moon, Katy is the host of The Mad Moon Podcast.  We chat about all things mental health including being an NHS Nurse, Katy's battle with body Dysmorphia when she was younger. How she's now dealing with being 7 months pregnant via IVF and how she used to exercise in the past to deal with her anxiety and depression.  Katy says; "I used to use exercise to punish my body now it’s a reward, I no longer fat shame myself, and being pregnant and going through IVF has given me a new appreciation for what my body is privileged enough to be able to do."  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
33:51
July 29, 2021
Tony Soutter tells us about the Ellie Soutter Foundation and we chat about concussions in sports.
On this episode, I am joined by two guests today. We have Tony Soutter of The Ellie Soutter Foundation and Team GB Skier Leonie Gerken Schofield.  We chat about the work the foundation does to support ski and snowboard athletes financially and mentally. We discuss concussions in elite sports. Leonie tells us about her injuries and how mentally difficult it is to recover.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
41:10
July 09, 2021
Glasgow Warriors and Scotland International player Fraser Brown tells us how he uses sport and exercise to help his mental health
We are delighted to be joined by Glasgow Warriors player Fraser Brown on this episode.  Fraser has had his own battles with anxiety and depression stemming from several injuries he sustained early on in his career. He has used exercise and sport to help him with his mental health.  Fraser is now a big mental health advocate. And it's great to have him join us for a chat.   Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
38:30
July 01, 2021
The Endless Spiral trailer
This podcast will be about how exercise and sport can affect a persons mental health, positive or negative. Ill be chatting to regular guys and girls like you and me, medical professionals like nutritions and sports psychologists, people in the media, present and former athletes.  All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
01:17
June 23, 2021
We are joined by Niamh Orbinski to discuss having a healthy relationship with exercise
In this episode, we have Niamh Orbinski from Nutrition With Niamh back with us for part two of our discussion on developing a healthy relationship with food and exercise.  Today we are chatting about exercise or movement as Niamh prefers to refer to it. Niamh explains what Intuitive Eating is and how it's connecting to exercise.   All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
26:35
June 21, 2021
We chat to Niamh Orbinski about developing a healthy relationship with food
In this episode, I am joined by Niamh Orbinski who is the owner of Nutrition With Niamh.  Niamh has studied and worked directly in the nutrition and wellbeing space for 10 years. Niamh specialises in helping people develop a healthy relationship with food. Niamh offers Nutrition services like nutrition counseling, yoga classes, workshops. Niamh chats to Keith about the stigma men have about opening up on their struggles with their diet.   All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
30:35
June 16, 2021
Keith discusses mens stigma about sharing their battles with eating disorders
In this episode I discuss my latest blog 'My Unhealthy Relationship With Food and Exercise' where i discuss my battles with body dysmorphia.  Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
15:25
June 11, 2021
We chat to Sir Stevo Timothy about his upcoming charity boxing fight and his battles with depression
Joining me today is the one and only Sir Stevo Timothy. You may know Steveo from his Farmer Michael character, where his youtube videos have been viewed over 90 million times.   At the moment Steveo is promoting his upcoming charity boxing match with Olympian Paddy Barnes, with all proceeds going towards The Irish Wheelchair Association, but we also are chatting about his mental health struggles which he has been very open with in the past. Last year Stevo decided to cycle a bike 5km and ended up raising over 63,000 euros for the Irish Wheelchair Association and had support from the likes of Tyson Fury, Gary Lineker, Freddie Flintoff, Paul McGrath, Dawn French, and Joey Barton.  Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
15:50
June 04, 2021
Keith chats with Louise Dunne about the stresses of being an entrepreneur
On this episode I am joined by Louise Dunne. Louise is an entrepreneur and like most people has had ups and downs in her life, both business and personal.  We will have a chat about how Louise deals with her stresses and anxiety and how exercise like sea swimming has helped her get through some difficult times. Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
34:21
June 03, 2021
Keith chats to Billy Cross the founder of Anxiety United
In this episode, I am joined by Billy Cross who is the founder of Anxiety United.  Anxiety United is a free-to-use platform for sharing resources, sharing advice, and for people to share their own experiences of Anxiety & Mental Health. Billy has his own podcast called The Breakdown Podcast which has been nominated for Podcaster and Vlogger of the year at the 2021 Mental Health Blog Awards.  Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
33:58
May 27, 2021
Keith and comedian Jason Byrne discuss all things mental health and Jasons podcast Mind Your Loaf
In this edition, I am joined by the brilliant comedian Jason Byrne. Jason is a big advocate of mental health so it was great to chat with him to get his insight into things.  Jason has his own podcast which is called Mind Your Loaf which he ran in conjunction with the charity Turn 2 Me and we’ll chat about it too also.  Jasons website is www.jasonbyrne.ie and his podcast can be found on iTunes and Spotify.   Hosted by Keith Russell, all information about Keith's own personal story is available on The Endless Spiral website: https://theendlessspiral.com/ Keith is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Keith_Russell Keith is on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamkeithrussell/ Keith is on Facebook: https://facebook.com/iamkeithrussell/ All episodes are available to watch in full on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/VGuOrvJFaYQ
40:23
May 24, 2021
We chat with Tom Home who is the founder of Blokes which is a mental health platform for men
On this episode I am joined by Tom Home who is the founder of the amazing charity blOKes.  For anyone who may be unfamiliar with blOKEs it’s a platform for men to open up about their mental health, connect with others and tell a #MaleTale. In 2016 Tom was diagnosed with depression, anxiety and PTSD while studying at University which inspired him to setup blOKes.  This podcast will be available to watch on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel here It will also be uploaded to our website here Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
31:56
May 20, 2021
Keith chats with ex Manchester United and Wigan footballer Pat McGibbon about his charity Train 2B Smart
On this episode we are joined by former Manchester United, Wigan and of course Northern Ireland footballer Pat McGibbon.  Since his playing days … Pat founded of his charity TRAIN 2 B SMART in memory of his brother Philip. T2Bs aim is to promote positive mental health and well-being through sport.  In 2018, Pat received the Points of Light award, a prestigious award for his work aimed at increasing mental health in youngsters.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
31:14
May 19, 2021
Keith chats with Team GB and professional skier Leonie Gerken Schofield about her injuries and depression
On this episode, I am joined by Leonie Gerken Schofield who is (if you don’t already know) a Team GB mogul skier.  Leonie chats about her skiing career, her injuries, and how she's coping with her mental health. Leonie comes from a multi-talented family who's sister Makayla and Lenoie's twin brother Tom are all professional mogul skiers. Leonie has been plagued with injuries throughout her career. She has had to overcome 2 ACLs and a MCL, shoulder injuries, a broken back, herniated disc and is currently recovering with a collarbone injury.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
21:17
May 17, 2021
We chat with sports psychologist Divya Jain about dealing with elite athletes from all different sports
In this episode, I am joined by renowned Sports Psychologist Divya Jain. Divya is the Head of Psychological Services for the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, for the Fortis National Mental Health Program. I am delighted Divya has joined me on this podcast because I think it's so important to get insights from an expert like Divya on the medical side of mental health in sport. And maybe we can pick up some tips along the way.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
23:36
May 17, 2021
Keith chats with actress Niamh Branigan on starting her new NB Dance Fitness business
We had a great chat with the multitalented Niamh Branigan all about her acting and how the pandemic inspired Niamh to create NB Dance Fitness.  Niamh recently hosted a Self Care Saturday where she brought together dance, fitness, mindfulness, and nutrition all in one place for her many followers.  We even managed to get an exclusive from Niamh regarding a short movie that she has written.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
22:03
May 13, 2021
Keith talks to former sports news anchor Annice McEwan about losing her job in the media and dealing with depression
In this episode, I chat with Annice McEwan about her time working in the news media as a sports reporter and sports anchor to her new role as a communications manager for a private school and also all about her struggles with depression.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
43:33
May 09, 2021
Keith talkes with Richard Cann about his love for Manchester United and how football has helped him deal with depression and suicide
We had an amazing chat with Richard Cann about his amazing and inspirational story.  Richard recently wrote a blog for us on our website which received some amazing comments on social media. We had to get Richard on the podcast to give us a first-hand account of his struggles with mental health and also his love for football and Manchester United.  Richards's blog can be read here  Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes. All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel.  All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
01:25:18
May 04, 2021
Keith Russell explains what to expect in his new mental health podcast
Welcome to the very first Endless Spiral Podcast. In this episode, i will be chatting about what The Endless Spiral is, who we are and how you can get involved!  Creator and founder of The Endless Spiral is Keith Russell and he will be hosting all episodes.   All podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral YouTube channel. All episodes are hosted by Keith Russell. Podcasts will also be available on The Endless Spiral website www.TheEndlessSpiral.com and on YouTube channel. And please don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and give us a review. You can find Keith on Twitter at @Keith_Russell , Instagram at @iamkeithrussell , Facebook at @iamkeithrussell The Endless Spiral is on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for @TheEndSpiral.
08:30
April 27, 2021